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Team GO Rocket event set for Pokemon GO on Feb. 2nd, 2021

Team GO Rocket is up to no good again

A new Team GO Rocket event is scheduled to kick off in Pokemon GO on Feb. 2nd, 2021. To see what nefarious feats the team has lined up, check out the full details below.

Team GO Rocket is celebrating—but why? It’s up to you to find out! Here’s what you can expect during the Team GO Rocket Celebration event.

Date + Time

Sources point to this event occurring from Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, February, 7, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Features

We’ve received word that Team GO Rocket Grunts will be turning the following Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon: Swinub, Nosepass, Aron, Spheal, Lileep, Anorith, and more.

Team GO Rocket Grunts will also have different teams of Pokémon during the event and after its conclusion.

Defeat Team GO Rocket Leaders during the event for a chance to receive a Team GO Rocket Leader Gift sticker.

Be on the lookout for Pokémon like Golbat, Koffing, Ariados, Qwilfish, Sneasel, Houndour, Nuzleaf, Stunky, Skorupi, and Venipede appearing more often in the wild!

Qwilfish, Larvitar, Corphish, Absol, Skorupi, Sandile, Scraggy, Pawniard, and Deino will be hatching from Strange Eggs during and after the event.

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

One-star raids: Alolan Meowth, Alolan Grimer, Gligar, Sneasel, Shinx, and Klink.

Three-star raids: Nidoqueen, Ariados, Umbreon, Tyranitar, and Absol.

Five-star raids: Raikou and Suicune will both be appearing at different times. Please see the February events blog for more info on the Raid Boss schedule in February.

Mega Raids: Mega Venusaur, Mega Ampharos, and Mega Houndoom.

Event-exclusive Field Research and Timed Research will be available.

The Team GO Rocket–themed Timed Research that begins during the Johto Celebration event will continue during this event and will reward an encounter with the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh that knows the exclusive attack Earthquake!
Keep a lookout for more invaded PokéStops and Team GO Rocket balloons than usual!
Bonuses

Half Egg Hatch Distance when an Egg is placed inside an Incubator during the event.

Categories: Press Releases, Mobile
Tags: pokemon, mobile
Games: Pokemon Go

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